RICHMOND HILL REAL ESTATE BROKER
RICHMOND HILL REAL ESTATE BROKER
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Richmond Hill is an award-winning community offering all the perks of a big city, without any of the congestion and crowds. As one of the GTA’s most inviting suburbs, its unofficial motto, “a little north, a little nicer” couldn’t be truer. Expansive parkland, cultural attractions, excellent schools, and an easy commute offer families a more fulfilling lifestyle. With a diverse population of over 200,000, people of all walks, ages and cultures call this booming town home.
About Richmond Hill
As one of the GTA’s fastest growing areas, both families and businesses alike have been discovering the strong sense of community Richmond Hill offers. Companies including Staples, BMW and Apotex have settled their head offices in this thriving city, bringing more jobs to the area. It has seen growth in four major sectors including Health; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Finance and Insurance; and Information and Culture.
Richmond Hill Real Estate Market & History
Richmond Hill is located just 20 km due north of Toronto squeezed between the townships of Vaughan and Markham. In the early 19th century, the area was dubbed Miles’ Hill, after a local prosperous businessman. However, the village was renamed Richmond Hill in 1820. The thriving farming community grew by 9 percent each year attracting well-to-do families who built beautiful, expansive estates in the area.
Trains and Roses. Not surprisingly Yonge Street became the major route serving farmers traveling to Toronto’s markets. In 1853 the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Railway opened a line with a stop in Richmond Hill.
In 1872, the area was incorporated as a village. The town became known as the rose capital of Canada at the turn of the century with the arrival of several large greenhouses. The businesses were well suited to the town’s official motto “Like the rose, I flourish.”
Richmond Hill Real Estate
Richmond Hill real estate presents an opportunity not only for families but as a prime real estate investment. While you will discover no shortage of housing choices in Richmond Hill, the city’s growth is attracting more and more businesses. As the population grows, so too does its infrastructure with a focus on making the commute to the already convenient area even easier. While you can easily hop on the 404 to head into the city, you also have the choice of public transit and GO options. Within the next decade plans include an extension of the TTC Yonge subway line traveling directly to Richmond Hill. This makes it an excellent time to purchase Richmond Hill property whether it is for your own use, or as an investment.
The inventory never disappoints with a variety of styles and appealing neighbourhoods each with its own charm. Whether you are seeking a heritage home, new build or a mid-century home in a quiet subdivision, the city offers housing for all budgets and lifestyles. The area now also boasts its fair share of condos, with a burgeoning skyline attracting people interested in the condo life, but not so keen on Toronto’s condo jungle. Richmond Hill manages to maintain some of the best mature neighborhoods north of the GTA such as Mill Pond. However, the town’s popularity is most noted with the growing value of its homes.